Another way to prevent brute force login is to use a time-limited random security code provided by apps such as the Google authenticator, which acts as an additional layer of security to confirm a legitimate user. The Google Authenticator plugin for WordPress allows you to use the Google Authenticator app for Android/iPhone/Blackberry to perform two-factor authentication. This article explains how to install and configure the Google Authenticator plugin for WordPress as a two-factor authentication method.
To install and configure Google Authenticator plugin, follow these steps:
Search for “Google Authentication” click Install, and then click Activate to activate the plugin:
On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, on the admin user profile click Edit to set set up the Google Authentication for the site:
Scroll down to the Google Authenticator Settings on the profile page :
For more information about the Google Authenticator, please visit: https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-authenticator/
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